A Vancouver man who bought two tickets to Sunday’s USA vs. Canada hockey match, but didn’t receive the tickets he wanted, is suing a Vancouver ticket broker for $60,000. Patrick O’Brien filed the lawsuit against Allstar Tickets last week in a Canadian court before the game, because he claimed... Read more
The NBA has released their attendance report for games up to the All Star break, and the winners thus far seem to be the Los Angeles Lakers, who’ve managed to fill seats to 99.9 percent of capacity over all games, with an average of 19,178 in attendance per game.... Read more
The Chicago Cubs are back in the scalping business. As of Monday, February 15, the team is offering fans single-game tickets for all Cubs games at prices over face value. The MasterCard First Chance Presale ends Thursday at midnight. The Cubs are offering their tickets at 20 percent over... Read more
With the weak economy continuing to take a bite out of NASCAR ticket sales, the Atlanta Motor Speedway is repeating a promotion designed to entice fans to buy tickets. Earlier today, February 15, the track offered race fans the chance to buy $1 tickets for the upcoming Kobalt Tools... Read more
The attorney representing Arizona-based ticket broker eSeats.com in a lawsuit over an alleged scam of Vancouver Olympics tickets said the defense, Action Seating of Atlanta, is currently without counsel. Lawrenceville, GA-based attorney David Will, who is representing eSeats in the lawsuit it filed earlier in the month, told TicketNews... Read more
The Glazer family, owners of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the English Premiere League’s Manchester United Football Club (FC), seem to be losing popularity quickly on both sides of the Atlantic. Fans of Manchester United, bought by Malcolm Glazer and his sons in 2005, are promoting a boycott... Read more
It’s probably no surprise that Super Bowl XLIV is the number one event in TicketNews’ Top Events rankings for the week ending February 7. With an 8.64 power score, that event beat out top selling Broadway show Wicked (4.19), which often dominates the overall Top Events. Tickets for several... Read more
With last weekend’s Farmers Insurance Open heralding the unofficial start of PGA season, Tiger Wood’s absence from the Tour has been causing anxiety for many in the ticketing industry. The Farmers usually marks Wood’s first appearance on the Tour each season, and it is the first widely broadcast event... Read more
It was a given that ticket demand for an event like the Olympic Winter Games, which begin February 12 in Vancouver, would be high and that the demand inevitably would spill over to the secondary market. With that in mind, the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and... Read more
TicketNews has released its exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, January 31, and Sun Life Stadium (formerly Dolphin Stadium) has kept its number one perch for the second consecutive week. Hitting the top spot hard with a monster power score of 12.60, the Stadium has benefited from... Read more